Thursday, February 14, 2013

Dahi Bhindi(kerala Style)

Dahi bhindi is tangy dish with coconut and cashew in kerala style. it is simple easy to make and tastes good with chapati.
  • onion -1(chopped)
  • tomatoes-2(chopped)
  • Bhindi(okra)-1/2 kg
  • curd- 1/2cup
  • Mustard seeds-1tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1tsp
  • Whole red chilli-2
  • Red chilli powder--1tsp
  • Urad dal-1tbsp
  • Curry leaves-6-7
  • coconut-1
  • cashew- 2tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil -3tbsp
  • Oil for frying
wash and dry the bhindi,cut them into long pieces.
Deep fry and keep aside.
Make a smooth paste of coconut and cashew with little water.
Heat oil, once it is hot add cumin, mustard seeds and urard dal.
Let them splutter, add red chilli and curry leaves, after a while.
Add onion fry until light brown.
Add the tomatoes and cook till soft.
Now add chilli powder, turmeric powder, coconut and cashew paste.
Salt and cook until oil separates.
Whisk the curd with 1/2 cup water and add it to the pan, stir well.
Add the bhindi and cook for few minutes.
Serve hot with chapati and rice.


  1. Never tried Dahi Bhindi, very new to me. All I do with Bhindi is fry it in minimum oil or make puzhi kulambu with it. Thanks for the recipe, something new from my side to try.

  2. Thank you pavitra....Do try it.....its easy and taste great!!!


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